Under Queen and Khedive: The Autobiography of an Anglo-Egyptian Official

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W. Heinemann, 1899 - 306 páginas
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Miéville autobiography addresses not only his career, but his personal life, including his early life and his pastimes in Egypt. He discusses the big events of the late nineteenth century, including the resignation of Major-General Gordon, the cholera epidemic of 1893, the death of Khedive Tewfik and the personality of his successor, the ousting if Ismail Pasha, and so forth.
 

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